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Thank you for attending Hadoop Summit Thank you for joining us at the second Hadoop Summit Europe. The event was a success thanks to the amazing Hadoop community! We hope you enjoyed being part of the event as much as we enjoyed hosting it. Conference Materials: Videos are being produced

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Tibeco announced yesterday that it has acquired Jaspersoft, a company specialising in open source business intelligence tools, for $185 million. The new deal will give Tibco a larger, more diverse BI suite to sell alongside its existing Spotfire analytics product. Jaspersoft’s integration with numerous NoSQL data stores and Hadoop will give

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According to the latest research from Dell, big data projects have made a significant shift from their enterprise roots to midmarket companies across the globe. The report, focused exclusively on midmarket companies, found that 41 percent of respondents have one or more big data projects underway, with another 55 percent

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InsideSales.com, a company specialising in could-based sales acceleration technology, announced today that it has raised $100 million in series C funding. Polaris Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the funding round, with participation from Salesforce, Acadia Woods, EPIC Ventures, Hummer Winbald, U.S. Venture Partners and Zetta Venture Partners. InsideSales.com provides

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Microsoft announced last week that it would be expanding its data center operations in Wyoming. The tech giant will invest another $274 million in the data center, bringing the total investment in the area to almost $500 million. “Microsoft is excited to expand its datacenter operations in Cheyenne. This will ensure

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According to an article in the LA Times, Verizon Wireless will be “enhancing” its Relevant Mobile Advertising by monitoring customer activity on wireless devices as well as wired or Wi-Fi connected computers and laptops. “In addition to the customer information that’s currently part of the program, we will soon use

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A big data review carried out by the United States government illustrating the White House’s stance on the effect of large amounts of data on American citizens finding itself in the hands of private companies will be released soon, reports the Associated Press on Sunday. White House counselor John Podesta stated that

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Connectivity has recently secured funding to the tune of $6.35 million, led by Greycroft Partners and including various other investors.  The technology allows businesses to track various aspects of their business across the web, including their customers, how often they return, what inclines them to purchase, how best to reach

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IBM announced on Thursday that it would be collaborating with The Flint River Partnership to deploy a data-driven method to increase “agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent.” The goal of the partnership is to use big data tools to analyse large volumes of meteorological, geographical and historical data, which

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